Human Resources Analyst

UNOPS

Background Information - Job-specific Central africans (1) Who are residing outside of Central African Republic at the... Central africans (1) Who are residing outside of Central African Republic at the time of application (2) Who have been living there for five years or more (3) Who fulfil the requirements stated in this job advert are strongly encouraged to apply. The Security Council mandates MINUSCA through Resolution 2605 (2021) to provide technical assistance towards the operationalisation and functioning of the Special Criminal Court (SCC) for the CAR, in partnership with other international partners and the UNCT, and CAR authorities. This technical assistance is in various areas and includes, the conduct of investigations, evidence collection and storage, recruitment and selection of personnel, court management, the establishment of a legal aid system and protection of victims and witnesses.  Under a partnership between UNOPS and the MINUSCA, the project manager will be expected to lead UNOPS engagement with the SCC CAR and the MINUSCA Justice and Corrections Section, for the provision of specific support to operationalize and facilitate functioning of the SCC in terms of administrative assistance for the contracting and contract management of expert staff embedded in the Court, logistical and financial support for the organization of training sessions, and other activities for the Court. In keeping with its overall mandate to support the SCC CAR, MINUSCA/Justice and Corrections Section will remain fully responsible for the programmatic and technical aspects of all funded activities to the court. Project Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the project(s) and provides services to the different donors, partners and beneficiaries. Project Manager acts on behalf of the Project Board to manage the project on an ongoing basis during the Implementation Stage. The main responsibility of a Project Manager is to ensure that the project outputs are delivered within the specified project tolerances of time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits. He/she is expected to meet the organization’s performance and delivery goals. Project Manager has the authority to assign, as per the Project Plan, work packages to Team Managers and approve deliverables produced by them. Project Manager is also responsible for creating the Implementation Plan, using the Project Initiation Document (PID), Legal Agreement and having a thorough understanding of the terms, conditions, and the respective roles and responsibilities of the partners/stakeholders, to ensure the project(s) outputs are capable of meeting the business cases for both UNOPS and the partner(s). Success of the project(s) and hence of the Project Manager will be based on the defined Success Criteria. The Project Manager will report directly to the Country Manager in CAR and to the Head of Programme on programmatic issues.

Background information - DR Congo Based in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), since 1991, the UNO... Based in Kinshasa in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), since 1991, the UNOPS CD Multi country Office covers eleven countries: Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Central Africal Republic, Comoros, Gabon, Equatorial Guinea, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Republic of Congo, Madagascar, Rwanda. The Multi Country office has forged strong working relationships with international partners, United Nations agencies, including United Nations missions, and governments of Central African countries.

Functional Responsibilities

1.     Support to policy development and implementation ...

1.     Support to policy development and implementation

  • Contribute to HR policy development and corporate HR initiatives by compiling and maintaining data on trends, risks and opportunities and sharing local HR best practices.
  • Provide technical or administrative services in support of HR initiatives for attainment of business objectives in line with the corporate HR strategy.  
  • Generate strategic and operational workforce data for planning, including related statistical summaries and movements of UNOPS personnel within the relevant business unit/s.
  • Communicate HR policy changes and new HR initiatives to management and personnel, providing guidance as needed.

2.     Advisory Services

  • Provide guidance on HR related systems and processes including but not limited to Recruitment, Contracts, Position Management, Benefits and Entitlements consistent with UNOPS rules and procedures.
  • Provide advice and answers to personnel on routine cases for HR services such as the performance appraisal process, learning & development activities, contracts, benefits, entitlements and remuneration and career development.
  • Assist to provide guidance as needed on sensitive matters including grievances, potential violations in code of conduct, harassment, abuse, workplace disputes, performance improvement plans, complex employee relations matters, etc.
  • Encourage line management responsibility for implementation of HR policies and effective team management, encouraging dialogue and two-way constructive feedback.
  • Collaborate with leadership to support institutional gender and diversity initiatives, providing education and advice on issues related to equity, compliance, inclusion, and diversity.

3.     Talent Acquisition and Administration

  • Implement talent acquisition activities in line with UNOPS policies and processes covering Recruitment, Onboarding, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Change Management, Salary and Benefit administration, Contract Administration, Succession Planning and Out-processing.
  • Administer contracts, entitlements, loans, exchanges, and secondments. Inform and advise UNOPS personnel, consultants, partners and project personnel on their conditions of service and entitlements according to their contract modality, expediting actions to facilitate their efficient, timely, and client-focused onboarding.
  • Support recruitment processes ensuring best practices are used for effective and efficient talent acquisition in line with UNOPS policy.   Utilize and maintain recruitment plans, tools and policy guidance to efficiently and effectively recruit and retain a diverse workforce to meet the needs of the business objectives. Maintain personnel rosters.
  • Provide technical inputs into, and organize straightforward components of, regional and national personnel realignment exercises, including job fairs, to ensure timely competency elaboration, sourcing, selection, placement of required talent and transitions as well as due process.
  • Identify key talent areas and provide elements of coherent, well-developed plans for obtaining, developing, and managing critical talent.  Utilize recruitment plans, tools and policy guidance to efficiently and effectively recruit and retain a diverse workforce to meet the needs of the business objectives.
  • Liaise with UNOPS’ HR related groups on personnel administration matters.
  • Guide business units in engagement and work enrichment initiatives and development of annual training plans. 

4.     Team Management

  • Supportefficient planning and management of the HR unit, including drafting annual recruitment plans, implementing designated projects in line with the corporate HR strategy, overseeing personnel file systems as well as provision of related statistical summaries and tracking movements of UNOPS personnel within relevant business unit/s.
  • May supervise other personnel members in the provision of HR client services by assigning work, facilitating work planning, managing performance, motivating, developing and coaching team members to deliver high quality results and services.

5.       Knowledge building and knowledge sharing

  • Organize, facilitate and/or deliver training and learning initiatives for personnel and other personnel on HR-related topics.
  • Provide sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice by synthesizing of lessons learnt and dissemination of best practices in human resources.
  • Substantively contribute to the planning and development of the HR components of the office annual report.
  • Collect feedback, ideas, and internal knowledge about processes and best practices and put to use productively.

II. Impact of Results  The effective and successful achievement of results by the Human Resources Analyst directly impact on the efficient performance of key elements of HR systems and services of the relevant business unit.  These affect aspects of client satisfaction as well as of the readiness and capabilities of the human capital of the unit, to effectively develop and implement the programmes and projects of UNOPS.  This contributes to the credibility of the organization as an effective service provider in project services and management.

Education

Advanced University (Master's or equivalent) in Human Resources management, ...

  • Advanced University (Master's or equivalent) in Human Resources management, Business Administration, social or behavioral sciences is required
  • A First University degree (Bachelor or equivalent) in Human Resources management, Business Administration, social or behavioral related fields in combination with 2 additional years of relevant professional experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree

Experience

A minimum of one year of experience in professional-level recruitment and/or...

  • A minimum of one year of experience in professional-level recruitment and/or HR generalist services in an international, public or corporate organization is required.
  • Some experience in UN system organizations preferably in a developing country is desirable.

Languages

Fluency in French and English is required Knowledge of an additional UN ...

  • Fluency in French and English is required
  • Knowledge of an additional UN working language is an advantage.

Competencies

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and enc...

Treats all individuals with respect; responds sensitively to differences and encourages others to do the same. Upholds organizational and ethical norms. Maintains high standards of trustworthiness. Role model for diversity and inclusion.

Acts as a positive role model contributing to the team spirit. Collaborates and supports the development of others. For people managers only: Acts as positive leadership role model, motivates, directs and inspires others to succeed, utilizing appropriate leadership styles.
Demonstrates understanding of the impact of own role on all partners and always puts the end beneficiary first. Builds and maintains strong external relationships and is a competent partner for others (if relevant to the role).
Efficiently establishes an appropriate course of action for self and/or others to accomplish a goal. Actions lead to total task accomplishment through concern for quality in all areas. Sees opportunities and takes the initiative to act on them. Understands that responsible use of resources maximizes our impact on our beneficiaries.
Open to change and flexible in a fast paced environment. Effectively adapts own approach to suit changing circumstances or requirements. Reflects on experiences and modifies own behavior. Performance is consistent, even under pressure. Always pursues continuous improvements.
Evaluates data and courses of action to reach logical, pragmatic decisions. Takes an unbiased, rational approach with calculated risks. Applies innovation and creativity to problem-solving.
Expresses ideas or facts in a clear, concise and open manner. Communication indicates a consideration for the feelings and needs of others. Actively listens and proactively shares knowledge. Handles conflict effectively, by overcoming differences of opinion and finding common ground.

Contract type, level and duration Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: IIC... Contract type: International Individual Contractor Agreement Contract level: IICA-1 (ICS8) Contract duration: Open-ended, subject to Organizational requirements, availability of funds and satisfactory performance. For more details about the ICA contractual modality, please follow this link: https://www.unops.org/english/Opportunities/job-opportunities/what-we-offer/Pages/Individual-Contractor-Agreements.aspx 

Additional Considerations

Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time Applications ...

  • Please note that the closing date is midnight Copenhagen time
  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • Work life harmonization - UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands. We have a progressive policy on work-life harmonization and offer several flexible working options. This policy applies to UNOPS personnel on all contract types
  • UNOPS seeks to reasonably accommodate candidates with special needs, upon request.
  • For staff positions only, UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a candidate at a lower level than the advertised level of the post
  • The incumbent is responsible to abide by security policies, administrative instructions, plans and procedures of the UN Security Management System and that of UNOPS.  
  • CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC IS NON DUTY FAMILY MISSION

It is the policy of UNOPS to conduct background checks on all potential recruits/interns. Recruitment/internship in UNOPS is contingent on the results of such checks.

Background Information - UNOPS UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful imp... UNOPS is an operational arm of the United Nations, supporting the successful implementation of its partners’ peacebuilding, humanitarian and development projects around the world. Our mission is to help people build better lives and countries achieve sustainable development. UNOPS areas of expertise cover infrastructure, procurement, project management, financial management and human resources. Working with us UNOPS offers short- and long-term work opportunities in diverse and challenging environments across the globe. We are looking for creative, results-focused professionals with skills in a range of disciplines. Diversity With over 4,000 UNOPS personnel and approximately 7,000 personnel recruited on behalf of UNOPS partners spread across 80 countries, our workforce represents a wide range of nationalities and cultures. We promote a balanced, diverse workforce — a strength that helps us better understand and address our partners’ needs, and continually strive to improve our gender balance through initiatives and policies that encourage recruitment of qualified female candidates. Work life harmonization UNOPS values its people and recognizes the importance of balancing professional and personal demands.